[ RadSafe ] The Great Global Warming Swindle Swindle
frank.helk at nis-ingenieure.de
Tue Mar 20 03:47:31 CDT 2007
On Mon, 19 Mar 2007 09:14:31 -0600, Kai Kaletsch wrote:
>I was wondering why all the data presented stopped in the 1980s. It turns
>out that was when the data sets were discredited. It turns out that neither
>solar activity or CO2 do a very good job of explaining the cooling observed
>after 1940 [ see http://www.junkscience.com/Greenhouse/aerosol.gif ]. One
>hypothesis is that pollution was blocking the sun. --- So much for the
>assertion that we puny humans can't possibly affect the climate.
I have taken a deep look at the mentioned image ... and the conclusion is relative
clear. As far as I remeber the atmospheric nuclear weapons tests took place
from the early 40's to about the mid 70's, and definitely ended about 1980.
The period of retarded warming perfectly fits into that period, which could strongly
explain that period as a mild "nuclear winter".
The other source in the picture comment , "industrial pollution" seems to be not that
important, because the pollutants don't reach that high atmospheric levels that
the aerosols from nukes do, and as far as I remember are aerosols the more effective
the higher they are.
That leads me to a somewhat speculative theory: If all the politicians fail to induce
a significant drop in CO2 emission to stop gobal warming within about the next 15
years, experts said that the effect could get self-sustaining by causing the oceans
to release CO2 due to higher water temperature. In that case, maybe an intended
"nuclear winter" could be the "last line of defense" against such an effect ?
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